2008 Contribution Awards

Outstanding National Auction Contributor Award
Van Wade
Bellville, Ohio

Outstanding National Online Auction Contributor Award
Don Dean
Ramsey, Minnesota

Please visit the auction section of our website for more information
and pictures of auction plants.

Activity Awards

AHS Best Local Society Newsletter and Editor Award
Michigan Hosta Society (Feb 2007 issue)

AHS Best Local Society Newsletter Article and Author Award
“On Hostas: Views and Overviews #2
Warren I. Pollock
Wilmington, Delaware

AHS Best New Journal Author Award
Josh Spece
Independence, Iowa

Photography Contest Awards

1. Best Hosta Single Leaf (taken in a hosta show).
“Giant Leaf” by Duane Hurlbert
2.  Best Hosta Close-Up Showing Six or Fewer Leaves (in a garden setting).
Hosta “Love Pat” by Claudia and “?” by Debbie Hurlbert   
3.  Best Picture of an Entire Mature Hosta Clump.
H. ‘Sun Power, by Claudia Rocklin
4. Best Landscape Picture Showing Multiple Hosta Clumps (3 or more clumps of the same or different cultivars).
“Bird Bath” by Debbie Hurlbert
5.  Best Landscape Picture Involving Hostas and Companion Plants and/or Non-Plant Garden Accessories (statues, artwork, etc).
“The Goodwin Garden” by Debbie Hurlbert
6.  Best Picture of Two or More Identified People in a Tour Garden at an AHS Convention.
Photo of Linda Williams and granddaughter by Duane Hurlbert

Service Awards

2008 President’s Awards
Awarded annually by the AHS President
for service to The American Hosta Society.

Betty Davis
Cincinnati, Ohio

Bernie Diesen
Omaha, Nebraska

Steve Greene
Sudbury, Massachusetts

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